ensample

ensample

[en-sam-puhl]
noun Archaic.

Origin:
1200–50; Middle English < Old French, variant (en- en- replacing es-) of essample < Old French < Latin exemplum example

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ensample (ɛnˈsɑːmpəl)
 
n
an archaic word for example

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ensample
"precedent," c.1300, variant of asaumple, from O.Fr. essample "example" (see example). The survival of this variant form is due to its use in N.T. in K.J.V.
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